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Altec Lansing True Evo Wireless Earbuds headphone

Portable Bluetooth wireless isolating ear-insert sports earphones that come with ten pairs of ear pieces in various sizes and types, three pairs of ear bowl supports in various sizes, a USB charging cable, and a charging cradle/recharger battery/carrying case, carrying pouch.

About

The Altec Lansing True Evo Wireless Earbuds portable Bluetooth wireless sports earphones have an isolating ear-insert design. These earphones are intended for use with Bluetooth enabled audio devices including cell phones and have a claimed reception range of around 30 feet. They have a built-in microphone and integrated music player function and call connect/disconnect controls. Additional features include support for various digital voice assistants when used with Bluetooth devices that have those features. The True Evo Wireless Earbuds are claimed by the manufacturer to be water resistant and come with ten pairs of ear pieces in various sizes and types, three pairs of ear bowl supports in various sizes, a USB charging cable, a charging cradle/recharger battery/carrying case, and a carrying pouch. They are covered by a 12-month warranty.

Connections

Plug type Plug type The type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
None

Features

Integrated microphone Integrated microphone Has an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Yes
Call connect/disconnect control Call connect/disconnect control This allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Yes
Integrated volume control Integrated volume control This allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
No
Integrated function control Integrated function control This allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Yes
Warranty: parts, labor (mos.) Warranty: parts, labor Warranty (parts/labor, mo.) indicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
12/12
Additional features Additional features Additional features for this model.
2.4 GHz transmission frequency, Bluetooth wireless, around 30 ft. operating range. Operates up to 3 hrs. on built-in rechargeable batteries. Has headset power indicator, headset auto power off function, low battery indicator, and battery recharge indicator. Has power on and Bluetooth disconnect voice announcements and power off and Bluetooth pairing tone alerts. Supports Siri and Google Assistant voice commands when paired to Bluetooth devices that have those features. Carrying case/charging cradle has built-in rechargeable battery that the manufacture claims can be used to recharge the earphone batteries four times between its own charges, charging case can be recharged wirelessly with an optional Qi charging pad. Bluetooth connected Apple mobile devices using iOS Version 5 and above will show the battery level. Manufacturer claims water resistance.
Included accessories Included accessories Indicates what additional accessories are included.
Ten pairs of ear pieces in various sizes and types, three pairs of ear bowl supports in various sizes, USB charging cable, charging cradle/recharger battery/carrying case, carrying pouch.

Specs

Cord length (in.) Cord length Cord lengths indicates the approximate length of the cord from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
N/A
Weight (oz.) Weight Reflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.
0.4